Bihar: 3-year-old who fell in borewell rescued after 30 hours

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New Delhi, Aug 2: A three-year-old girl, who had fallen into a 110-foot-deep borewell in Bihar’s Munger district, was rescued on Wednesday night after 30-hours of coordinated efforts by the SDRF and the NDRF officials.

The girl was immediately taken to the nearby Sadar hospital for medical examination in the presence of Munger District Magistrate and other top health department officials. The girl is said to be stable at the moment and advised to take proper rest by the doctors. As per the latest report, the girl has been referred to Patna for further treatment.

To augment the efforts of SDRF, a small team of NDRF was airlifted to Murgiachak area under Kotwali police station in District Munger from NDRF base in Bihar, Patna.

In addition, one more team was also mobilised from NDRF Base in Patna to Munger by road to assist SDRF in rescue operation.

Airlifted NDRF team reached on the spot at 3:30 pm and joined the on-going operation with SDRF. They made an L-shaped parallel approach by digging adjacent to the bore well in a bid to reach out to the child.

The brave 3-year-old, Sanna responded and followed all the instructions carefully given by the rescuers. All out efforts were made to reach out to the victim.

Sanna was playing inside the house when she suddenly slipped into the deep hole which was being dug for constructing the borewell.

girl falls in borewell bihar

She fell around 4 pm and was heard crying by the rescuers. Authorities were using a CCTV camera to keep an eye on the movements of the girl.

Earlier, State Disaster Response Fund  Sanjeev Kumar told news agency ANI, “We’ve provided her oxygen and made all arrangements for her safety. We’ve placed rods to ensure that she doesn’t fall further down. It might take another four hours to rescue her,”


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